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Campania & Apulia Self Drive 2015

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Routing: Naples – Amalfi Coast – Paestum – Matera – Alberobello – Bari – Naples

 

Includes

• 7 nights in selected hotels or similar
• Breakfast daily (B)
• Rent a car Fiat Grande Punto or similar (7 days)
(different car types available on request)

Accommodation (or similar)

TBA

2015 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Self Drive Code: 2015-AC
Departures Between
Twin Share
01 Mar - 30 Apr
03 Oct - 30 Nov
1,143
01 May - 02 Oct1,250

SELF DRIVE ITINERARY

Day 1: Naples – Amalfi Coast

Arrive at Naples airport and collect your rental car. On the way to your hotel on the Amalfi coast we suggest a visit to Pompeii. The famous Roman city was destroyed by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD. After visiting the excavations enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon visit Mount Vesuvius itself where you can enjoy a pleasant climb to the top where you can look at the crater and admire spectacular views over the Gulf of Naples. Overnight at your hotel in the Amalfi Coast.

Day 2: Amalfi Coast

After breakfast, enjoy your time relaxing on the beach or wandering through the shops along the characteristic small streets of Positano. In the afternoon we suggest a visit to Sorrento where you can stop for a nice pizza dinner. Return to your hotel. (B)

Day 3: Amalfi Coast – Paestum

Morning departure to the coastal town of Amalfi via the breathtaking Amalfi Coast. Also do not miss the chance to visit Ravello, a town perched on the hills overlooking Amalfi. Overnight at the hotel in Paestum. (B)

Day 4: Paestum

Enjoy your day visiting the temples in Paestum or enjoying a relaxing day on the beach. Also you could take the chance to visit the Vannullo Cheese factory and the Salerno area. Overnight at hotel in Paestum. (B)

Day 5: Paestum – Matera – Alberobello

After breakfast depart for Matera, City of the Sassi, a Unesco World Heritage property. The Sassi caves conceal the capital of the peasants, its heart hidden in their ancient civilization. Anyone who sees Matera cannot help but be awestruck, so expressive and touching is its sorrowful beauty. For lunch we suggest a stop in one of the typical Agriturismo, where you can taste cheeses and salami produced in this area. Overnight at the hotel in Alberobello. (B)

Day 6: Alberobello

After breakfast you can visit the Cantina Sociale in Locorotondo. Here you will taste the best wines of Apulia, very famous and typical of this area. After lunch, on the way back to the hotel, visit Alberobello, known worldwide for typical houses in Trulli style. Also you can visit the Catellana Grotto, with its amazing stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the hotel. (B)

Day 7: Alberobello – Bari

After breakfast depart for Bari. Here you can visit the famous Santa Nicola Cathedral and the Santa Sabino Cathedral, both located in the old town. In the early afternoon, continue to Caserta, where you will visit the fabulous Reggia (Please check entrance and exit times on the internet beforehand). (B)

Day 8: Bari – Naples

Departure to Naples Airport. (B)

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